One State Films and Alabama-born writer/producer/director Robert Clem are based in New York and Alabama and produce feature length dramatic and documentary films as well as shorter works. Primary focus is on stories about the South and specifically Alabama, exploring its history, politics, music, literature and people.

Our latest film is Alabama Black Belt Blues, about African-American blues culture past and present, produced in partnership with Alabama Public Television. In re-release is the award-winning 1997 film Big Jim Folsom: The Two Faces of Populism, about the barnstorming Alabama governor who preached black voting rights in the 1940s and 50s. In the Wake of the Assassins, about the 1954 assassination of a newly elected attorney general in a crime-ridden Alabama town, is being developed into the dramatic television series Phenix City. The critically acclaimed How They Got Over, and the Civil War film Sink the Alabama will be released in 2021.


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